Dr. Dominik Stier

Local Partner, Frankfurt



Dominik Stier is a local partner in the Disputes Section for Commercial Litigation based in Frankfurt having spent four months on secondment in the London office. Dominik advises clients in complex disputes both in and out of court. He deals with banking, financial, corporate and real estate disputes and advises in compliance and liability matters. Dominik has a strong experience representing clients in courts throughout Germany. Having advised in several cross-border disputes, Dominik gained in-depth knowledge of jurisdiction, enforcement of judgments and applicable law in an international context. 

Prior joining White & Case in 2015, he had gained experience as a research assistant working for another renowned international law firm in Frankfurt and served his legal traineeship with a commercial law firm in Sydney/Australia.

Bars and Courts
Second State Exam
Higher Regional Court of Frankfurt am Main
Dr jur
Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main
First State Exam
Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main


Serving as a member of a team that handles litigation for Facebook.

Representing several banks and a German DAX-30 company regarding potential civil redress claims arising out of tax driven securities transactions. 

Representing Hamburg Commercial Bank (former HSH Nordbank)  in several lawsuits filed by investors.

Representation of Deutsche Pfandbriefbank, Helaba, Nord/LB, HSH Nordbank, Berlin Hyp, Landesbank Berlin, Sparkasse Cologne/Bonn in proceedings related to claims against HETA Asset Resolution AG.

Internal investigations into a series of subsidy fraud cases involving considerable reputational and financial risk; review of the prospects of success of various recourse actions against financial brokers and purchasers and sellers of vessels involved; conducting action before the Regional Court for repayment of loans which had been obtained by way of fraud.

Speaking Engagements

"Praxisseminar Cyber-Security » Cyber Attack & Data Breach – Preparedness & Response", 5/26/2020, Seminar in cooperation with Deutsche Fachverlag, White & Case Office Frankfurt, Germany


Cyber-Security Legal Handbook (Rechtshandbuch Cyber-Security), Gabel/Heinrich/Kiefner (Eds.), Frankfurt am Main, 2019, Chapter 10, Litigation and Liability (Co-author with Markus Langen)

Securities Litigation in Germany, Lexology

Enforcement of Foreign Judgements, Lexology